News Government Manufacturing General
December 1, 2020  

More transparency regarding COVID-19 vaccine rollout: ethics expert

Premier Doug Ford renewed calls for a clear delivery date for Ontario’s share of vaccines.

News Government General
October 22, 2020  

100,000 rapid COVID-19 tests have arrived, being distributed to provinces

Bought 7.9 million ID Now tests from Abbott Diagnostics that can produce results on the spot in under 15 minutes.

News Government Manufacturing General
September 28, 2020  

COVID-19 further delaying some overdue military procurements

More than 100 military procurements were already listed as delayed before the pandemic hit.

News Transportation General
August 4, 2020  

Navy enters new era by welcoming long awaited Arctic warship into fleet

HMCS Harry DeWolf was welcomed in a ceremony at Canadian Forces Base Halifax on July 31, five years after Irving Shipbuilding first started cutting steel

News Government General
August 3, 2020  

Feds keep lid on company names, dollar amounts in some COVID-19 contracts

The latest figures provided by the government also show that about two-fifths of the total contracts awarded as of July 16 have gone to domestic suppliers

News Government Transportation General
July 29, 2020  

Quebec shipyard late on delivering icebreakers after pushing feds on purchase

Ottawa agreed to purchase the three used civilian icebreakers at a total cost of at least $827 million from Chantier Davie in August 2018

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July 24, 2020  

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News Government General
July 21, 2020  

Feds order supplies for two doses of COVID-19 vaccine when it’s ready

Syringes are in place but bids for the other supplies opened last week and will be accepted until the end of July.

News Manufacturing General
July 14, 2020  

H-Source, Relevium partner to develop global supply of PPE

Platform centralizes procurement of medical surgical supplies for hospitals, governments and businesses.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
July 9, 2020  

Biden proposes $700B-plus `Buy American’ campaign

Proposes tightening current Buy American laws easily circumvented by government agencies.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 11, 2020  

Military spending needed more now than ever: top defence official

Fears the Trudeau government will lean heavily on the $29-billion defence budget to help get spending back under control after COVID-19.

News Aerospace Government General
May 6, 2020  

Canada invests another $70M in F-35 development

No commitment to buy but staying in the program has advantages: partners get a purchasing discount.

News Manufacturing General
April 2, 2020  

McMaster Innovation Park rolling out digital procurement

The bids&tenders platform is expected to modernize the research centre’s procurement effort.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Armoured vehicle market to jump to $21.97B: Allied

The boost in the market is due to militarization of law enforcement agencies and surge in demand for bulletproof vehicles.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 3, 2020  

Federal efforts to award contracts to Indigenous businesses hit snags

Promised to redirect at least 5% of contracts to Indigenous-led businesses.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 6, 2020  

Premiers to celebrate USMCA, beat back protectionism in Washington

Trump kicking the tires on a Buy American move that would pull the US out of a $1.7-trillion procurement agreement with WTO members.

News General
February 6, 2020  

More than 100 military procurements facing delays: Defence Department

The delivery dates for new or upgraded equipment, some of which is needed urgently, have been pushed several years into the future

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
November 4, 2019  

Saskatchewan NDP leader promises buy local preference

Meili commits to a Saskatchewan-first procurement policy for infrastructure at party convention.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 25, 2019  

Feds invest in new industrial security system

The government has awarded a $12 million contract to Ottawa’s KPMG

News Aerospace General
June 11, 2019  

Raytheon and United Technologies to create a defence giant

Will count among its portfolio of weaponry the F-35 fighter jet engines, Patriot and Tomahawk missile systems, space suits and intelligence technology.

News Government Manufacturing Transportation General
May 31, 2019  

Procurement minister wishes Irving hadn’t threatened reporters

Carla Qualtrough says the government is reviewing its policies on divulging journalists’ information to companies.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 30, 2019  

Canadian Coast Guard’s first new icebreaker welcomed to fleet

The government cited the cost for the three icebreakers as $610 million.

News Aerospace Government General
May 29, 2019  

Rival fighter jet makers warn procurement rule change for F-35 will hurt Canada

Feds revealed that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada’s aging CF-18s.

News Aerospace General
May 9, 2019  

Saab plans jet facility in Indiana

Saab serves as a top supplier to Boeing on a US$9.2 billion contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force last year to build at least 351 T-X training jets.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 9, 2019  

Government of Canada challenging small businesses to innovate

Asked to develop solutions for Canada Border Services Agency and other departments.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 8, 2019  

‘You are free to leave’: How the case against Mark Norman ended

Vice-Admiral was charged with breach-of-trust over leaked documents.

News Aerospace Government General
May 6, 2019  

U.S. threatens to pull F-35 from jet competition over industrial requirements

Libs asking CF-18 replacement bidders to re-invest some of the purchase contract in Canadian industry.

News Aerospace Government General
April 22, 2019  

Boeing prepares plant for likely Air Force F-15 orders

The Chicago-based company began ramping up its F-15 production line near St. Louis.

News Aerospace General
February 28, 2019  

National Defence lowballing cost of used Aussie fighters: budget officer [UPDATED]

The Trudeau government is buying the 18 Australian planes and up to seven spares to bolster Canada’s aging CF-18s.

News Construction Government General
February 26, 2019  

PMO ordered review that spawned measures that could help SNC Lavalin: memo

Trudeau’s staff directed Public Service and Procurement Canada to consult in 2017 on both its overall integrity regime and the possibility of introducing formal alternatives to prosecuting financial crimes.

News Government General
February 14, 2019  

RCMP charges another official in connection with alleged shipbuilding leak

Matthew Matchett, who was suspended without pay from his job at Public Services and Procurement Canada in October, is due to appear in court on March 5.

News Electronics General
February 13, 2019  

FLIR Systems to acquire Endeavor Robotics

Endeavor is a developer of battle-tested, tactical unmanned ground vehicles for the global military, public safety and critical infrastructure markets.